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Senior Estimator

Job Description

SUMMARY

Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects. They are part of the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in more than 40 countries. Dragados USA targets large design build bridges, highways, tunnels, rail, transit, and dams of significant size or technical intricacy. The Senior Estimator will support and work with preconstruction/ business development staff in the review of project plans, requirements and specifications. The Senior Estimator shall organize and supervise a team of several members (Estimators, Engineers, Take-offs,…) and shall perform pricing, and bidding of construction projects. The Senior Estimator shall have extensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering principles.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

•Review project plans, requirements, and specifications.

•Have demonstrated leadership abilities to coordinate a team of estimators to develop a large multidisciplinary estimate.

•Determine labor and equipment costs.

•Review accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing.

•Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks.

•Prepare JV Instructions and manage JV reviews.

•Understand project logistics and project schedule.

•Prepare bid packages. Compare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.

•Review quotes and estimates with the Project Management Team.

•Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, Schematic, DD, CD, etc.)

•Perform certain post-bid buyouts.

•Perform pre-construction duties and meetings with Clients, Owners, and Engineers.

•Serve as company interface between Owner - Architect/Engineer -DUSA Team and is responsible for developing leadership, motivation, and communication with owners, subcontractors and project team and is accountable for their actions.

•Performs other related duties as required and assigned

REQUIREMENTS

•Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or the equivalent

•A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Sr. Project Manager, Estimator or equivalent

•A minimum of 15 years overall construction experience with extensive experience bidding State DOT Projects with knowledge of the supply chain

•Private and public works sector experience required

•Advanced computer skills with estimating software (such as HCSS)

•Effective presentation skills

•Advanced computers skills with MS Office, Primavera P6

•Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation, Carlson, InRoads or Geopak desirable

•Extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles

•Familiarity of all aspects of horizontal and infrastructure projects

•Well organized, flexible, detail oriented and multi-tasked.

•Prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demands

•Excellent written an oral communicator.

Travel Required

DRAGADOS USA, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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Location US-CA-Costa Mesa
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Other
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Company Overview

Dragados

Dragados Group is one of the construction arms of the ACS Group. The ACS Group, ranked 4th overall on the 2013 ENR 250 Global Contractor List, operates in 68 countries, and has consistently been ranked by Public Works Financing (PWF) as the leading concession group in the world. Founded in 1941, Dragados Group has unmatched international experience in infrastructure, bridge, highway, tunnel, dam and marine projects, and is a leader in alternative project delivery, including design-build projects for public and private owners. Dragados has built over 5,282 miles of highways, 3,107 miles of roads, 1,500 bridges, 840 miles of tunnels, 230 dams, 528 miles of railways, rail transit and numerous rail facilities, and airports. Dragados has extended its world-wide presence, opening a new affiliate in Australia. Dragados USA, INC, IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Learn More

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US-CA-Costa Mesa
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Dragados
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US-CA-Costa Mesa
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Job Description

SUMMARY

Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects. They are part of the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in more than 40 countries. Dragados USA targets large design build bridges, highways, tunnels, rail, transit, and dams of significant size or technical intricacy. The Senior Estimator will support and work with preconstruction/ business development staff in the review of project plans, requirements and specifications. The Senior Estimator shall organize and supervise a team of several members (Estimators, Engineers, Take-offs,…) and shall perform pricing, and bidding of construction projects. The Senior Estimator shall have extensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering principles.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

•Review project plans, requirements, and specifications.

•Have demonstrated leadership abilities to coordinate a team of estimators to develop a large multidisciplinary estimate.

•Determine labor and equipment costs.

•Review accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing.

•Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks.

•Prepare JV Instructions and manage JV reviews.

•Understand project logistics and project schedule.

•Prepare bid packages. Compare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.

•Review quotes and estimates with the Project Management Team.

•Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, Schematic, DD, CD, etc.)

•Perform certain post-bid buyouts.

•Perform pre-construction duties and meetings with Clients, Owners, and Engineers.

•Serve as company interface between Owner - Architect/Engineer -DUSA Team and is responsible for developing leadership, motivation, and communication with owners, subcontractors and project team and is accountable for their actions.

•Performs other related duties as required and assigned

REQUIREMENTS

•Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or the equivalent

•A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Sr. Project Manager, Estimator or equivalent

•A minimum of 15 years overall construction experience with extensive experience bidding State DOT Projects with knowledge of the supply chain

•Private and public works sector experience required

•Advanced computer skills with estimating software (such as HCSS)

•Effective presentation skills

•Advanced computers skills with MS Office, Primavera P6

•Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation, Carlson, InRoads or Geopak desirable

•Extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles

•Familiarity of all aspects of horizontal and infrastructure projects

•Well organized, flexible, detail oriented and multi-tasked.

•Prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demands

•Excellent written an oral communicator.

Travel Required

DRAGADOS USA, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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